Change Default Sharing Option to Read

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When sharing files with people outside our organisation, is it possible to have the “allow editing” function turned off as default?

 

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@Pn1995 That is definitely possible. It's a setting in the SharePoint Admin Center, under Policies --> Sharing. Scroll to the File and Folder links section and select View instead of Edit.

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